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Wilson Spotlight

The Wilson Special Collections Library is now accepting applications for four funding opportunities for students and researchers who wish to use the rich and deep resources available in UNC-Chapel Hill’s special collections.

See what’s taking place at the Univerity Libraries in Fall 2022.

Protesters, including Deborah Ferruccio (right) in Warren County, 1982. Original photo by Harold Moore.

An exhibition at the Wilson Special Collections Library tells the story of a watershed moment in environmental activism through the perspectives of those who lived it.

Annie Elledge, graduate student in geography, in the Special Collections Reading Room at Wilson Library (photo by Alyssa LaFaro)

With support from the University Libraries, graduate student Annie Elledge explores how Durham became known as the “Diet Capital of the World.”

The site draws from the collaborative project The Story of Us: Documenting and Preserving LGBTQIA Carolina History.

Sam Huener, a conservation technician in the Conservation Lab, repairs a book at Wilson Library (Photo by Johnny Andrews/UNC-Chapel HIll

Sam Huener and the team at Wilson Library’s Conservation Lab are working to preserve the University’s most prized books and documents.

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